Mother’s BP before conception could influence sex of child

The issue is controversial because of the practice of gendercide – in which female babies are aborted or even killed after birth – in some male-dominated societies.
It was unclear whether a woman who wanted to have either sex could influence the outcome by deliberately raising or lowering her blood pressure.

A woman’s blood pressure before she gets pregnant could affect whether she has a boy or a girl, scientists have claimed.

Researchers found those with lower blood pressure tended to have a girl, while higher blood pressure was an indication that a boy was more likely to be conceived. Full Story

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